New York Jets Single Season Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the New York Jets single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Wesley Walker is the New York Jets single season leader in receiving average with 24.35.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
  W. Walker 1978 NYJ 48 1,169 24.4 77t 8
  D. Maynard 1968 NYJ 57 1,297 22.8 87t 10
  R. Caster 1972 NYJ 39 833 21.4 80t 10
  W. Walker 1985 NYJ 34 725 21.3 96t 5
  W. Walker 1977 NYJ 35 740 21.1 87t 3
  W. Walker 1986 NYJ 49 1,016 20.7 83t 12
  D. Maynard 1963 NYJ 38 780 20.5 73t 9
  D. Maynard 1967 NYJ 71 1,434 20.2 75t 10
  D. Maynard 1969 NYJ 47 938 20.0 60t 6
  R. Caster 1974 NYJ 38 745 19.6 89t 7
  S. Moss 2004 NYJ 45 838 18.6 69t 5
  D. Maynard 1962 NYT 56 1,041 18.6 86t 8
  D. Maynard 1964 NYJ 46 847 18.4 68t 8
  J. Barkum 1973 NYJ 44 810 18.4 63 6
  D. Gaffney 1978 NYJ 38 691 18.2 50 3
  E. Bell 1972 NYJ 35 629 18.0 83t 2
  D. Maynard 1965 NYJ 68 1,218 17.9 56t 14
  A. Powell 1962 NYT 64 1,130 17.7 80t 8
  D. Maynard 1960 NYT 72 1,265 17.6 65 6
  D. Maynard 1966 NYJ 48 840 17.5 55t 5
  J. Townsell 1989 NYJ 45 787 17.5 63t 5
  R. Caster 1975 NYJ 47 820 17.4 91 4
  G. Sauer 1968 NYJ 66 1,141 17.3 43 3
  G. Sauer 1966 NYJ 63 1,079 17.1 77t 5
  L. Jones 1983 NYJ 43 734 17.1 50t 4
  B. Edwards 2010 NYJ 53 904 17.1 74t 7
  R. Caster 1973 NYJ 35 593 16.9 49 4
  D. Maynard 1970 NYJ 31 525 16.9 47 0
  A. Powell 1960 NYT 69 1,167 16.9 76 14
  B. Turner 1964 NYJ 58 974 16.8 71t 9
  D. Gaffney 1979 NYJ 32 534 16.7 43 1
  J. McCareins 2005 NYJ 43 713 16.6 45 2
  G. Sauer 1969 NYJ 45 745 16.6 40t 8
  G. Sauer 1970 NYJ 31 510 16.5 67 4
  W. Walker 1981 NYJ 47 770 16.4 49 9
  J. Mitchell 1993 NYJ 39 630 16.2 65t 6
  W. Walker 1982 NYJ 39 620 15.9 56t 6
  G. Sauer 1967 NYJ 75 1,189 15.9 61t 6
  J. Graham 1996 NYJ 50 788 15.8 78t 6
  R. Moore 1990 NYJ 44 692 15.7 69t 6
  J. Barkum 1975 NYJ 36 549 15.2 56 5
  W. Walker 1984 NYJ 41 623 15.2 44t 7
  R. Anderson 2018 NYJ 50 752 15.0 76t 6
  R. Anderson 2019 NYJ 52 779 15.0 92t 5
  R. Anderson 2017 NYJ 63 941 14.9 69t 7
  S. Moss 2003 NYJ 74 1,105 14.9 65t 10
  D. Ward 2000 NYJ 54 801 14.8 61 3
  Q. Enunwa 2016 NYJ 58 857 14.8 69t 4
  J. Kerley 2012 NYJ 56 827 14.8 66 2
  L. Coles 2001 NYJ 59 868 14.7 40t 7